Senior Manager - Media Relations - Global Professional Services Firm - NYC, DC, Phila, Boston or Chicago
This senior level media relations professional will direct global media relations efforts for a range of practices, including Technology, Cyber-security, Operations, Sustainability, M&A and Supply Chain Strategy.
The Senior Manager will leverage major marketing initiatives, research and content, client engagements and the expertise of senior management to increase visibility and reputation among stakeholders.
The senior Manager will be responsible for improving the focus, quality and frequency of media coverage; S/He will work collaboratively with marketing leads leads in the areas mentioned above as well as the company's business leaders and spokespeople to deliver integrated global media relations efforts for a range of practices and highlight how the firm can help clients improve their overall growth and competitiveness.
The right person for this role will have a keen understanding of the key issues and trends affecting a broad range of business operations, but in particular those business trends driven by technology. S/he will be a proactive, strategic thinker, focused on generating trade, non traditional media and tier one mea coverage in support of the company's overall strategy.
This person should be capable of managing a long term content rich campaign across multiple geographic markets and industry sectors.
The right candidate will have strong communications skills, and an ability to reduce complex topics into clear and concise messages, including exceptional writing and editing skills for audiences ranging from general to business -- press releases, talking points, Q&A, and other collateral with emphasis on business strategy and process.
The right person for this exceptional role will have the ability to function effectively within a matrixed organization and support the company's approach to teamwork and collaboration. This means success at building strong relationships with senior leadership, and providing strategic counsel to colleagues in different geographies. We are looking for demonstrated teamwork and collaboration.
And most importantly, this person will act as a trusted adviser to the marketing and business leadership in order to most effectively leverage integrated marketing campaigns to meet business objectives through the media channel.
Basic qualifications include a BA and a minimum of ten years' experience in media relations/corporate communications (specifically in the management consulting or business operations space. This would be work on experience, analyzing, disseminating and communication complex information and developing clear media ready messages.
It would be great if you have experience working with key issues and trends affecting the consulting and technology sectors, Social media skills are important too.